Award-winning writer, editor, broadcaster, and photographer covering business, science, technology, travel, tourism, conservation, lifestyle, and culture for various publications.
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The Adventure Angels in conjunction with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) are thrilled to announce their second scholarship to support a female business owner from an emerging destination to attend the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) in Salta, Argentina in October, 2017.
Visit this slice of paradise between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.
Billed as “The Iditarod with a Chance of Drowning,” the R2AK involves racing 750 miles with no motors and no support.
Wending from the mountains in the south to northern desert terrain, Kristen Gill discovers how Chile hits all the high points for adventure travelers.
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for a place in northwest Ireland where poet W B Yeats spent his childhood days and where stand up paddleboarding is a big tourist attraction.
Bike through Northumberland's gorgeous coastlines that beckon with their salty views, through the barley fields of gold, through forests rich in streams and wildlife, alongside the ruins of Hadrian's Wall which was built by the Romans, and through countless numbers of sheep and cows at every turn. There’s something truly special about Northumberland, and there's no way better to see it than from the saddle of your bike! Make sure you stop for tea-time somewhere along the route...it's tradition!
We had the good fortune of connecting with Kristen through an online writing community. Once we grew familiar with her work, it was a no-brainer to feature her in a profile. As much as we love the PNW, it’s great (and necessary) to be reminded that there’s life outside of it, too, and Kristen, a self-employed world traveler, knows plenty about that.
Learn all about stand up paddle boarding and how it started, plus some helpful tips and SUP gear guides for beginners. Below you can find everything you need to know to get out on the water and have a safe and fun paddle.
Kristen Gill is an adventure travel writer who believes in diversifying portfolios and creating niche markets in order to be successful. A journalist who has been featured on places like NPR, she recently launched her own company, Kristen Gill Media, which provides storytelling services for businesses. In our interview today, she talks to us about managing various projects, breaking into the business, and what’s in store for her next. Enjoy!
Editor for The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography
“We are so pleased to facilitate the strengthening of women in the adventure travel industry. This year we expanded our reach to our circles and people generously responded with donations through a crowd funding site. As the Adventure Angels organization continues to grow, we boldly look to a future where tourism empowers women’s independence and strengths,” said President of the Adventure Angels, Dana Johnson.
"My vision is to examine photography's place in contemporary culture, as well as explore its possibilities for social change. I have slept in caves in remote forests in Brazil, lived with hill tribes in northern Vietnam, laughed with the Irish over pints of Guinness, and documented street protests in Spain and Argentina. My approach with photography is to capture diverse cultures, but also to find the commonality between people."
Eating the wrong plant in Namibia can have bad consequences. When Kristen Gill tangles with euphorbia, a spiritual rebirth is the last thing she expects....
Unhappy with the low-radar profiling of her country, a Harvard Business School graduate took matters into her own hands. The Result? An award-winning company promoting authentic travel experiences.